Virat Kohli turns 31, wishes pour in for Team India captain
- Virat Kohli has played 82 Tests, 239 ODIs and 72 T20Is in his career so far
- Kohli has 43 ODI centuries under his belt, second most in the world. Tendulkar tops the list with 49 ODI tons
- In October last year, Kohli became the fastest batsman to score 10,000 ODI runs
NEW DELHI: Team India captain Virat Kohli turned 31 on Tuesday.
Kohli, who made his international debut in August 2008 in an ODI against Sri Lanka in Dambulla, has played 82 Tests, 239 ODIs and 72 T20Is in his career so far.
With 11520 ODI runs in 239 matches (230 innings), Kohli is the second Indian after batting legend Sachin Tendulkar with most runs.
He also has 43 ODI centuries under his belt, second most in the world. Tendulkar tops the list with 49 ODI tons.
Kohli, on his birthday, took to Twitter and shared an emotional post about a note that he has written to a 15-year-old Kohli.
My journey and life's lessons explained to a 15-year old me. Well, I tried my best writing this down. Do give it a… https://t.co/xpjDb32BSk— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) 1572925491000
May the ball always appear as big as this and may your batting always be like a F5 button, refresh everyone who is… https://t.co/xUvp5hOHDl— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1572924982000
Many more happy returns of the day dear @imVkohli . Wishing you a great year full of happiness and sunshine! May yo… https://t.co/Y7JTk9fMMc— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) 1572923607000
In 2012, when I played for RCB , watched Barcelona play on his laptop together. I thought he had something special… https://t.co/FYZhm1L4xk— Mohammad Kaif (@MohammadKaif) 1572922749000
As #TeamIndia Captain @imVkohli turns 31, we take a look back at his maiden ODI hundred and where it all started fo… https://t.co/IXdv3CABRw— BCCI (@BCCI) 1572892200000
Birthday wishes from friends are the real icing on the cake. Happy Birthday @imVkohli Here are some wishes for you… https://t.co/P1Tc6vTOs4— Royal Challengers (@RCBTweets) 1572924600000
❇️ Fastest to 20,000 international runs ❇️ Most double hundreds as Test captain ❇️ First to clean sweep ICC awards… https://t.co/stGr1WvZ0r— ICC (@ICC) 1572925501000
#happybirthdaysuperV @iamvkohli. May you continue breaking records and lead the nation to greater heights 💯😎 https://t.co/MOqslWA0pv— Umesh Yaadav (@y_umesh) 1572928687000
Getting a glimpse into his mindset has been refreshing & incredibly insightful. Happy Birthday to one of the fierce… https://t.co/UjNFd8V0ux— Mayank Agarwal (@mayankcricket) 1572927323000
Happy birthday mere chotte veer @imVkohli modern generations batting master,I wish you all the success on and off t… https://t.co/DWuWXLOBs8— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 1572927574000
Wishing a very happy birthday to @imVkohli. Best wishes and may you have some wonderful years ahead! https://t.co/0T6QrZD4de— Ajinkya Rahane (@ajinkyarahane88) 1572928669000
Wishing you nothing but the best @imVkohli , here’s to a fantastic year ahead for you. May everything you have wish… https://t.co/9f5oaznwbu— Robin Aiyuda Uthappa (@robbieuthappa) 1572929098000
Many many happy returns of the day to @imVkohli Wishing you many more successful years ahead Enjoy picturesque Bhu… https://t.co/I9WXaaKOHo— Rajeev Shukla (@ShuklaRajiv) 1572925297000
🤝 Happy birthday to you, #KingKohli 👑 #CricketMeriJaan @imVkohli https://t.co/Jfkb11ue3T— Mumbai Indians (@mipaltan) 1572928200000